Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0714
Post Date 8/31/2017
Title Cook II
City Asheville
State NC
Employment Status Year-Round/Full-Time (1820+ hours/year)
Department F&B - Bistro

The Cook II is responsible for preparing food products that represent Biltmore‚Äôs standards for all dining, banquet and a la carte services.  Cook IIs are generally charged with a la carte line work, hot food and pantry preparation, as well as banquet and buffet production.  The success of this position will be measured by guest satisfaction, cleanliness, organization, product quality, consistency and timeliness of service.

Starting wage $13.00 - $14.00 per hour 

* Additional $100 Sign-On Bonus upon hire*


  • High school diploma. Culinary training and/or certifications preferred.
  • At least one year of related culinary experience in a full-service restaurant. The ideal candidate will have had two years of prior experience in a fine dining/upscale dining environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing world class guest service and stellar dining experiences.
  • Knowledge of food sanitation procedures. ServSafe certification preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team dynamic environment with time sensitivities and production deadlines.
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Read and execute recipes.
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Take initiative and be proactive where appropriate.
  • Exercise good judgment and creatively problem solve as necessary.
  • Be professional in both appearance and demeanor at all times.

Physical Requirements: 

  •  Able to sit, stand, twist, bend, push, pull, walk, and lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis for periods of up to 10 hours a day.
  • Able to work effectively in a kitchen environment with occasional extremes in temperature (heat, cold, humidity) for an extended period of time.
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